UPDATE: Barrie police confirm woman missing since Tuesday night has been found, safe and sound

OPP, Georgian Bay Volunteer Search and Rescue aided in successful search

Barrie Police say a woman missing since 10 p.m. Tuesday has been found, safe and sound.

Sixty-year-old Janet Powers was the subject of a south Barrie search that went on for nearly 13 hours; She was last seen at her home on Brucker Road around 10 p.m. on Tuesday. Police began the search around 11 p.m. eventually combing through the area of Mapleton Avenue and Marsellus Drive, and had moved on to a large greenbelt in the Cumming Dr. and Emms Dr. area by late morning Wednesday. Police were able to report she was found safe just before 1 p.m.

An OPP helicopter and members of the Georgian Bay Volunteer Search and Rescue aided in the successful search for Powers.

Spokesman Peter Leon said police intensified their search as the woman has health issues that would be considered urgent.